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Germany contracts, China looms

Jan 11, 2012
News today that the German economy contracted sent markets down sharply. But was it all just noise?
Posted In: Germany, spain, China, global economy

The German safety deposit box

Jan 9, 2012
In the face of the euro crisis, so many investors are desperate for a safe place to park money, they're paying the German government to hold onto their cash.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, Banks

Demand for German bonds remains strong

Jan 4, 2012
The hard economic times in Europe have actually been a good thing for Germany, which can still borrow at low rates and benefit in export markets.
Posted In: Germany, bonds

VW gives staff a rest from BlackBerry emails outside work hours

Dec 23, 2011
The German car giant is switching off its email server half an hour after the end of the work day.
Posted In: Volkswagen, Germany

Germany OK in tough European holiday season

Dec 22, 2011
Austerity is the rule as many European nations deal with the continent’s debt crisis. Germany is doing relatively well.
Posted In: Christmas, Germany

Germany's tough role in euro debt crisis

Dec 8, 2011
Critics have been complaining that Germany has grown too dominant in the EU, a sharp turn from previous complaints that the country wasn't doing enough to solve the problem.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany

Euro debt crisis has deep roots

Dec 7, 2011
The troubles in Europe go back much farther than the birth of the euro, all the way to the days of Adolf Hitler.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Adolf Hitler, Germany

Germany could rescue the eurozone, but will it?

Dec 1, 2011
Germany is the only eurozone country rich enough to bail out the euro, but many German voters and politicians feel they have already done enough.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany

European debt crisis reaches pivotal moment

Nov 28, 2011
Last week marked more bad news for economies across Europe, including Germany. If more countries follow suit this week, the crisis could reach its threshold
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, France, euro

Euro leaders could up pressure on Germany

Nov 24, 2011
After yesterday's disastrous bond sale in Germany, leaders meet today in Europe to continue talks on extending the power of the European Central Bank.
Posted In: Germany, eurobond, Angela Merkel, European Central Bank

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